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Friday, June 17, 2022
Rep. Butler Calls for Hearings into Billions Lost to Fraud at IDES

State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) is calling for immediate hearings into the revelations from a recent audit of the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES). The audit revealed IDES lost…


Wednesday, June 8, 2022
Rep. Butler Renews Call for Legislation Allowing Cook County State’s Attorney Recall

On the heels of San Francisco voters’ resounding move to reject their progressive District Attorney, State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) is renewing his call for the Illinois House to take…


Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Rep. Butler Responds to Pritzker Signing Budget with Record High Spending

State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) issued the following statement in response to Governor Pritzker signing Illinois Democrats’ record high spending budget that was jammed through the General Assembly: “The Governor…


Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Butler’s Bulletin: End of Session Review, Events & More

While I would like to report that this year we saw the promised “new day” and a bipartisan budget agreement that addresses our long-term structural problems with the state’s finances,…


Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Rep. Butler Measure to Create Jobs & Promote Microchip Production Heads to Governor

As part of a tax relief package advanced through the General Assembly last week, language from legislation that was filed by State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) to create the Manufacturing…


Friday, April 8, 2022
Butler Passes Legislation to Assist Lincoln College Students

Speaking on the House floor, Rep. Tim Butler advances bipartisan legislation, HJR 92, to help the students of Lincoln College continue their studies at other universities and community colleges as…


Tuesday, April 5, 2022
Rep. Butler Backs Legislation to Stand with Ukraine

Today, the Illinois House of Representatives passed legislation co-sponsored by State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) to go after Russia for its unprovoked and brutal invasion of Ukraine and stand with…


Wednesday, March 30, 2022
Rep. Butler and Sen. Turner React to Lincoln College’s Sudden Closure Announcement

State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) and State Senator Sally Turner (R-Beason) issued the following statement after the Lincoln College Board of Trustees abruptly announced that the Lincoln, IL based college…


Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Rep. Butler: Democrats Failure to Pay Unemployment Deficit is Serious Financial Malpractice

Today, the Democrat majority in the Illinois House passed legislation, Senate Bill 2803, that puts a tax increase on jobs in Illinois at a time when residents can least afford…


Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Butler, House Republicans Demand Action to Stop Rising Crime, Recall Kim Foxx

At a press conference calling for the legislature to take action as violent crime continues to rise, State Representative Tim Butler called for the legislature to take up legislation that…